History WesternAnimation / BatmanMaskofthePhantasm

18th Feb '18 7:16:36 PM PaulA
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* BadassDecay: InUniverse. Sal Valestra used to be the most feared, dangerous gangster in Gotham, but former flunky Arthur Reeves decades later treats him like less than a petty crook.
18th Feb '18 7:12:54 PM PaulA
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''Mask of the Phantasm'' is TheMovie of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. Of the various films based on the Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse (and DC's original animated films), it was the very first and, until ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheKillingJoke The Killing Joke]]'' (released 23 years later), the only feature to have received a theatrical release.[[note]]And even that has an asterisk as it was basically a one-night showing, to give it AcademyAward eligibility.[[/note]] The film was released in 1993.

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''Mask of the Phantasm'' is TheMovie of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. Of the various films based on the Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse (and DC's original animated films), it was is the very first and, until ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheKillingJoke only one to have been given a cinematic wide release.[[note]]''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheKillingJoke The Killing Joke]]'' (released 23 years later), the only feature to have received later) had a limited theatrical release.[[note]]And even that has an asterisk as it was run, basically a one-night showing, to give it AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward eligibility.[[/note]] The film was released in 1993.
18th Feb '18 4:57:12 PM AnotherGuy
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* RealityEnsues: For a cartoon, in that when Batman decks the Joker hard, a tooth is knocked out -- and remains out.
18th Feb '18 4:54:56 PM AnotherGuy
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* BadassDecay: InUniverse. Sal Valestra used to be the most feared, dangerous gangster in Gotham, but former flunky Arthur Reeves decades later treats him like less than a petty crook.



** Andrea took self-defense classes and can take Bruce on. You don't say...

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** Andrea took self-defense classes and can take Bruce on. You don't say...[[note]]Sharp eyes will notice the Phantasm does the same throw on Bats than she did on Bruce.[[/note]]
18th Feb '18 4:50:53 PM AnotherGuy
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''Mask of the Phantasm'' is TheMovie of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. Of the various films based on the Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse (and DC's original animated films), it was the very first and, until ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheKillingJoke The Killing Joke]]'' (released 23 years later), the only feature to have received a theatrical release. The film was released in 1993.

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''Mask of the Phantasm'' is TheMovie of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''. Of the various films based on the Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse (and DC's original animated films), it was the very first and, until ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheKillingJoke The Killing Joke]]'' (released 23 years later), the only feature to have received a theatrical release. [[note]]And even that has an asterisk as it was basically a one-night showing, to give it AcademyAward eligibility.[[/note]] The film was released in 1993.
18th Feb '18 4:43:31 PM AnotherGuy
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* WackySoundEffect: When Joker greets Sal, he runs up and stops short with a '''SPROING!''' cartoon sound effect.
18th Feb '18 4:33:48 PM AnotherGuy
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** Alfred's line about vengeance is very similar to Creator/FriedrichNietzsche's quote about [[HeWhoFightsMonsters becoming that which you fight against]].

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** Alfred's line about vengeance and the abyss is very similar to Creator/FriedrichNietzsche's quote about [[HeWhoFightsMonsters becoming that which you fight against]].[[note]]"He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you."[[/note]]
27th Nov '17 5:18:43 PM PaulA
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* TheReveal: Several... including: The silent mob enforcer/hitman in the flashbacks is actually the Joker now.
** Everyone thought that Carl Beaumont was the Phantasm, only in a flashback towards the end do we realize that Carl was murdered by the mob he owed money to (even though he already paid them.) and the Phantasm is in fact, Andrea.

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* TheReveal: Several... including: TheReveal:
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The silent mob enforcer/hitman in the flashbacks is [[spoiler:is actually the Joker now.
now]].
** Everyone thought that Carl [[spoiler:Carl Beaumont was the Phantasm, Phantasm]], only in a flashback towards the end do we realize that Carl [[spoiler:Carl was murdered by the mob he owed money to (even though he already paid them.) them) and the Phantasm is in fact, Andrea.Andrea]].
27th Nov '17 2:06:15 PM DanielBenner8891
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* TheReveal: Several... including: The silent mob enforcer/hitman in the flashbacks is actually the Joker now.
** Everyone thought that Carl Beaumont was the Phantasm, only in a flashback towards the end do we realize that Carl was murdered by the mob he owed money to (even though he already paid them.) and the Phantasm is in fact, Andrea.
24th Nov '17 10:45:17 PM jamespolk
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Creator/DanaDelany was the voice of Andrea Beaumont.
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